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Wednesday, May 14, 2008
BLACKSTONE LISTED AS FLORIDA TREND'S TOP PRIVATE 200
MIAMI, FL –May 14, 2008--- Blackstone, a leader in the prepaid industry, was ranked number 106 on Florida Trend's Private 200 listing. This listing demonstrates Florida’s diverse melting pot of businesses across the state. Florida Trend chose the top 200 privately owned companies statewide based on their generated revenue in 2007. “We are thrilled to be included in this listing,” said Luis Arias, chief executive officer, Blackstone. “We are especially proud with this being our first year listed and that we obtained such a high rank.” ABOUT BLACKSTONE Established in 1995, Blackstone has successfully managed to bring a complete end-to-end prepaid program to all retailers regardless of their size. Our all-in-one exclusive platform provides complete merchant solutions from credit/debit processing; check acceptance and an interactive dual screen cash register system. Our unique Point-of-Sale system has two in one prepaid capability, which no other company can offer. Blackstone supplies merchants with competitive rates to meet all their processing needs. For more information about Blackstone and all their products and services, please visit www.blackstoneonline.com or call 1-800-639-9590. ###